1. 1. Increasing Access to Market-Oriented Short-Term Skills Training
a. Disseminating Information on Short-Term Training and Employment
TEVT Awareness plan has been developed and the activities are initated based on the implementation plan. There is still need to intensify TEVT awareness especially at the community level.They are also using NGOs associated with dalit and disadvantage group for awareness activities.
Ongoing. Different approaches of creating awarenss have been implemented. It is recommended that massive awareness campaign need to be utilized. It is also suggested that targeted awareness program for women and dalit have to be done.The Project has started the street drama in Kathmandu. But it needs to be taken to the community.
b. Supporting Delivery of Short-Term Skills Training for Formal and International Labor Markets
As of 30 November 2010, 18,113 participants havecompleted the trainings out of committed 33,489 persons in center based through private and public TTPs.The number of particpants that have dropped are 537. Stipend provision is ongoing.However, distribution of stipend has been an issue. The monitoring of stipend distribution needs to be enforced. There has been significant improvement in the stipend distribution.As of 30 November 2010, the project has distributed the first category stipend (3 thousand per month)to 4907 trainees and second category (1 thousand per month) stipend to6734 through central based program.
3. c. Supporting the Deliver of Community-Based, Market-Oriented, Short-Term Skills
Training for 2052 has been completed at the community level. However, it has been realized that there is poor performance of tranings at the community levels.The number of participants at the community level will not reach the expected number.raining
2. Capacity Strengthening
a. Strengthening Key Agencies to Serve the TEVT Subsector
Geographical information system (GIS) and training management information system (TMIS), have been established. The CTEVT has to make the system functional. The Mission during the Review of December 2010 met with the Secretary and senior officials of the Ministry of Labour and Transport Management (MOLTM) on the pending issues of labor management information system (LMIS) and employment service centers (ESCs). In this connection, MOLTM clearly stated they are committed to make LMIS and ESCs operational and the project support including services of a local LMIS expert are required.
b. Strengthening Short-Term Skills Training Provision
The training for managers has been completed for 200/200, 180/200 for supervisors and 530/1000 for trainers.. Apart from the capacity building of human resources of all training providers, the Project provides equipment and other materials support to the selected public training providers.
Supporting Policy Development, Articulation, and Implementation
Status:After MOE's request to NPC to take coordination responsibility for finalizing implementation plan of TEVT policy, NPC organized the first meeting in May 2009. However, the work was not progressing well due to limited support by other line ministries. In the mean time a high level committee, under the chairmanship of the Minister for Education with representation of various public and private agencies, was set up in February 2010 to prepare a TEVT policy framework and submit to the Government. The Committee under the NPC set up a sub-committee to facilitate the work of the ministerial level committee, and the sub-committee submitted a concise report containing strategies and corresponding actions for TEVT policy framework. The framework has is yet to approved by the Cabinet